TITLE

Amazing Animals

AUTHOR(S)
Wassner, Sarah; Daily, Laura; Hennessey, Gail Skroback; Thompson, Sharon
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
National Geographic Kids;Mar2004, Issue 338, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents issues and topics related to animals. Escape of an orangutan which surprised a volunteer at the Seneca Park Zoo; Information on Pony Penning, a fund raising event in Chicoteague Island, Virginia; Reason for the color change of the fur of Pelusa the polar bear.
ACCESSION #
12514827

 

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